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KGKY Arlington Municipal Airport
Arlington, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: GKY
Lat/Long: 32-39-49.9000N 097-05-39.4000W
32-39.831667N 097-05.656667W
32.6638611,-97.0942778
(estimated)
Elevation: 628.2 ft. / 191.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2000)
From city: 4 miles S of ARLINGTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 76018

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1971
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GKY (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 16/34 PRESET MED INTST; HIGHER INTST BY ATCT REQ. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 34 - CTAF. PAPI RYS 16 & 34 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.625
WX ASOS: 127.375 (817-557-0251)
ARLINGTON GROUND: 121.875 [0700-2100]
ARLINGTON TOWER: 128.625 [0700-2100]
REGIONAL APPROACH: 135.975
REGIONAL DEPARTURE: 135.975
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.875 118.85 ;WHEN GKY TWR CLSD
DODJE STAR: 125.2 125.9
JOE POOL DP: 135.975
KNEAD STAR: 135.975
LIKES STAR: 125.8 ;SOUTH 135.975 ;NORTH
MOTZA STAR: 118.1 ;SOUTH 125.8 ;NORTH
REEKO STAR: 125.2
SANGR STAR: 124.3
SASIE STAR: 124.3
SLUGG STAR: 125.8 ;SOUTH 135.975 ;NORTH
SWVAY STAR: 135.975
WESAT STAR: 118.1 ;SOUTH 125.8 ;NORTH
WX AWOS-3P at GPM (3 nm NE): 118.475 (972-606-1433)
WX ASOS at RBD (11 nm E): PHONE 214-330-5317
WX AWOS-3 at FWS (12 nm SW): 120.025 (817-426-4172)
WX ASOS at DFW (14 nm N): PHONE 972-615-2608
WX AWOS-3 at JWY (15 nm SE): 119.575 (972-937-4747)
WX AWOS-3 at 49T (16 nm NE): 135.425 (214-670-1243)
WX ASOS at DAL (16 nm NE): PHONE 214-353-1551
WX ASOS at FTW (16 nm NW): PHONE 817-740-3346
WX AWOS-3 at LNC (20 nm E): 118.975 (972-227-0471)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TTTr186/12.6MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
FUZr156/14.2RANGER VORTAC115.7006E
CVEr209/16.6COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MESQUITE250/29.824803EPQF .--. --.- ..-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF SERVE FUEL WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 6080 x 100 ft. / 1853 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 32-40.322683N32-39.341885N
Longitude: 097-05.779817W097-05.533875W
Elevation: 628.2 ft.596.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 162 magnetic, 168 true342 magnetic, 348 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 8 DEGS RIGHT OF RY CNTRLN.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ARLINGTON
PO BOX 90231
ARLINGTON, TX 76004-3231
Phone 817-459-6100
Manager: KAREN VAN WINKLE
5000 S. COLLINS
ARLINGTON, TX 76004-3231
Phone 817-459-5570
SUITE 100

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 206
Single engine airplanes: 171
Multi engine airplanes: 20
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 242/day *
54% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

EXTENSIVE HELICOPTER TFC WEST OF RWY.
HEL TEST FAC AT ARPT, 1975 OPNS 15200, MOSTLY FM PVT HELIPAD ADJOINING LNDG AREA.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE FIVE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (754KB)
KNEAD EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (425KB)
MOTZA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (484KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (199KB)
SASIE SIX **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (475KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (226KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (196KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (192KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 34   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (210KB)
VOR/DME RWY 34   download (194KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (530KB)
GARLAND SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (359KB)
HUBBARD NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (344KB)
JOE POOL ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (515KB)
KINGDOM FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
KUSSO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (301KB)
SWABR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (295KB)
TEXOMA SEVEN **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (457KB)
WORTH THREE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (405KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGPM - Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (3 nm NE)
KRBD - Dallas Executive Airport (11 nm E)
KFWS - Fort Worth Spinks Airport (12 nm SW)
KDFW - Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (14 nm N)
KJWY - Mid-Way Regional Airport (15 nm SE)
KDAL - Dallas Love Field Airport (16 nm NE)
KFTW - Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (16 nm NW)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (19 nm W)
KLNC - Lancaster Regional Airport (20 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KGKY (Arlington Municipal Airport)
Photo by Jeff Law
Photo taken 19-Feb-2013
looking northwest.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5412:54
Sunrise07:2113:21
Sunset17:2223:22
Evening civil twilight17:4923:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2019 22:10:40
Local (UTC-6)  11-Dec-2019 16:10:40
 
METAR
KGKY 112153Z 13010KT 10SM CLR 12/01 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP303 T01220006
KGPM 
3nm NE 
112150Z 13008KT 10SM SKC 12/00 A3044
KRBD 
12nm E 
112153Z AUTO 16008KT 10SM CLR 11/01 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP303 T01110011
KFWS 
12nm SW 
112149Z 17006KT 10SM CLR 12/01 A3044
KDFW 
15nm N 
112153Z 16007KT 10SM FEW250 12/M02 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP297 T01221017
KJWY 
15nm SE 
112155Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR 10/03 A3045 RMK AO2 T01000028
KDAL 
17nm NE 
112153Z 15006KT 10SM FEW250 12/00 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP305 T01170000 $
KFTW 
17nm NW 
112153Z 16008KT 10SM CLR 12/00 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP299 T01170000
KNFW 
19nm W 
112052Z 13004KT 10SM FEW250 14/M01 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP288 T01391011 56033 VISNO N $
KLNC 
20nm E 
112155Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR 11/02 A3045 RMK AO2 T01110022
TAF
KGKY 111727Z 1118/1218 15006KT P6SM FEW250
KDFW 
15nm N 
111727Z 1118/1224 16006KT P6SM FEW250
KDAL 
17nm NE 
111727Z 1118/1218 15006KT P6SM FEW250
KFTW 
17nm NW 
111727Z 1118/1218 16007KT P6SM FEW200
KNFW 
19nm W 
1117/1215 VRB06KT 9999 FEW015 SCT250 QNH3045INS FM112200 15009KT 9999 FEW018 SCT250 QNH3038INS FM120500 17012KT 6000 BR BKN010 OVC018 QNH3028INS T09/1122Z T01/1212Z AMD 1715 FN20046
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Harrison Aviation ASRI 131.325
817-557-0350
toll-free 1-888-383-5354
[web site]
[email]
Arlington is home to the new Dallas Cowboy Stadium and Arlington Municipal Airport is located in the heart of the DFW metroplex with quick access to I-20 and Hwy 360. Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington are just minutes away.

Come for your business meeting and then stay for the entertainment (Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Lone Star Park, Nokia Theater)
More info and photos of Harrison Aviation
 
NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government Contract Fuel   CAA Preferred FBO   Crew cars   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $4.59 $5.19 
SS $3.99 --- 
 Updated 05-Dec-2019
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KGKY but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KGKY.
Located at KRBD
Ambassador Jet Center
ASRI 131.90
214-623-8800
214-251-6512
[web site]
[email]
At KRBD (Dallas Executive Airport), 11 miles E

Premier FBO situated minutes south of downtown Dallas - convenient to Dallas Market Center, Dallas Convention Center, American Airline Arena, premier hotels and cultural district as well as Cowboys Stadium, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Six Flags, and Lone Star Park. Unmatched personal service provided by our dedicated customer service team.
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Located at KRBD
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $4.29 $3.99 
GUARANTEED
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PRICING
FS $4.19 $3.84 
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School 904-595-7950
[web site]
[email]
ATP provides professional, accelerated, airline-oriented flight training at 42 flight schools nationwide. ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Fly with the nation's largest flight school and gain access to more aircraft, locations, and job placements than any flight school, academy, or aviation university can offer.
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 Van Bortel Aircraft
817-468-7788
toll-free 1-800-759-4295
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Aviation accessories, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage
 
Cessna Service Center   Garmin  
 
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